Lesson 5 - Jesus Our Saviour


Introduction

The question is often asked, “What is God doing about the problem of sin and suffering in the world?” In this study guide we will be looking at what God has done in response to sin and how it affects every human being on planet earth.

What was God's response to the problem of sin? What solution did He offer to humanity? John 3:16

John 3:16

“For God so ___________ the __________, that he gave his only _______________ ________, that whosoever ___________ in him should not ____________, but have _______________ life.”

At what point did God take the decision to give His Son for the salvation of the world? 1 Peter 1:18-20

1 Peter 1:18-20

“Who verily was _________________ before the ______________ ___ _______ ______________, but was manifest in these last times for you,”

When was this plan of salvation first revealed to man? Genesis 3:15

Genesis 3:15

“And I will put __________ between thee and the ___________, and between thy _____________ and her ______________; it shall bruise thy _____________, and thou shalt bruise his ___________.”

Though the Son of God did not come into the world until approximately 4,000 years after the plan was revealed, were the people who lived before His coming given the opportunity to believe in Him? Luke 24:44

Luke 24:44

“And he said unto them, These are the _____________ which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that __________ ______________ must be _________________, which were written in the law of _______________, and in the _____________, and in the ________________, concerning me” (see also Hebrews 4:1, 2; Galatians 3:8).

Was the Son of God born into the world at the time He was promised? Galatians 4:4

Galatians 4:4

“But when the ______________ of the time was come, God _________ ________ his Son, ___________ of a woman, made un-der the _______________,”

What was His name and what does it mean? Matthew 1:21; Acts 4:12

Matthew 1:21

“And she shall bring forth a _____________, and thou shalt call his name __________________: for he shall __________________ his people from their _________________.”

Acts 4:12

“Neither is there _________________ in any other: for there is none other _____________under heaven given among men, whereby we must be _________________.”

Was Jesus only a Man; was He God; or both? Philippians 2:5-7

Philippians 2:5-7

“Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of _____________, thought it not robbery to be ____________ with God: But made ______________of no reputa-tion, and took upon him the form of a _________________, and was made in the _________________ of men:”

What does the Scripture mean when it refers to Jesus as a Lamb “without blemish or spot” (see 1 Peter 1:19)? 1 John 3:5

1 John 3:5

“And ye know that he was _______________ to take away __________ ___________; and in him is no _______________.”

What has Jesus done to save us from our sins? 1 Peter 2:24; Isai-ah 53:5, 6

1 Peter 2:24

“Who his own self _________ __________ ________ in his own ___________on the tree, that we, being _________________to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose _______________ ye were healed.”

Isaiah 53:5, 6

“But he was _______________ for our _______________, he was ____________ for our _____________: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. All we like _____________ have gone _________________; we have turned every one to his own _____________; and the LORD hath laid on him the ________________ of us all.”

What should we do, in order to experience the salvation that Jesus brought to us by His death? Acts 2:37, 38

Acts 2:37-38

“. . . .Then Peter said unto them, _________________, and be ________________every one of you in the name of _______________ ________________ for the ________________of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the ______________________.”